the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation are exploring the option of Seating the audience in the theatres in a staggered manner, said the head of Department Olga Lyubimova.

“One of the measures which will be discussed with the CPS, the so-called checkerboard pattern. This is the practice world, it is regarded even in Russia. Tickets are sold in odd number – an odd place in an even – numbered row and the even-numbered places. Thus we build the checkerboard pattern,” – said Lyubimov in the First channel.

Earlier, the Minister said that the theatres in the country will begin to return to work in September.